CalDigit - VR2 8TB External RAID - 720519
The CalDigit VR two drive RAID array features a quadruple interface for exceptional connectivity as well as an easy to read frontside LCD. All of the CalDigit VR's sport two hot swappable drives which means changing out discs doesn't slow your workflow.
Supporting RAID 0, 1, and JBOD capable of reaching a top speed of 220MB/s, the CalDigit VR is a fast portable RAID solution. This hard drive is perfect for video editing, including playback of high definition video. Configuration and monitoring software which also provides email alerts is included in the box.
The CalDigit VR comes with advanced, powerful, yet easy to use software making management tasks simple. Easily monitor hardware, perform firmware updates, view diagnostic reports, and set up email notifications. Being able to update the CalDigit VR's firmware is a crucial feature for allowing bug fixes as well as the addition of new features.
Front LCD Display
The orange LCD display on the CalDigit VR displays configuration, temperature, fan RPM, and hard drive health status.
Hot Swappable Drives
Equipped with two hot swappable drive modules, drive replacement and expansion is a simple task. This allows for easy archiving as well as internal access for replacement of the fan.
Security and Temperature Management
CalDigit VR is equipped with an aluminum case that dissipates heat and keeps the internal hard drives at a proper temperature. This process is supported by an ambient temperature controlled smart fan.
The device stays secure with password protection provided by CalDigit VR's software and a built-in security lock.
Hardware RAID eliminates the need for additional CPU cycles and RAM usage on the host workstation. This leaves your computer to focus on more important tasks like video and effects processing while the CalDigit VR handles all the disk work and data processing.
The CalDigit VR provides a quadruple interface including USB 3.0, FireWire 400, FireWire 800, and eSATA. The device is also equipped with two FireWire 800 ports allowing you to daisy chaining multiple CalDigit VRs together.
In the Box
Packaged with the CalDigit VR is an eSATA extender for connection to internal eSATA ports found on most modern workstations. An eSATA and FireWire 800 cable is also included in the box.
CalDigit VR comes with a 1 year warranty with all major components built by CalDigit. CalDigit uses only hard drives from leading manufacturers.
Access to downloads, FAQs, as well as a direct connection to technical support is all available through the CalDigit website at http://www.caldigit.com/support.asp .
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